Insurance Bad Faith Explained
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Insurance Bad Faith Explained

Insurance Bad Faith Explained “Policy limits” means the maximum amount payable by the insurer under an insurance policy (absent any bad faith liability). Automobile liability insurance: Auto policies usually have separate policy limits for: — “bodily injury” to “each person”; — “bodily injury” arising out of “each accident”; — “property damage” arising out of “each accident”;...

What to Know About Tort Laws in California
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What to Know About Tort Laws in California

What to Know About Tort Laws in California In California, those who believe that they have been harmed by another person, company or government agency may pursue civil litigation. A civil case may also be referred to as a tort case, and unlike a criminal proceeding, no one will go to jail after a ruling...

Court Rules Turo Not A Car Rental Company
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Court Rules Turo Not A Car Rental Company

Court Rules Turo Not A Car Rental Company On June 28, 2022, the California Court of Appeals for the First District, Division 2, ruled that Turo is not a car rental company. The Court found that Turo Inc. operates an online platform that allows car owners to rent their cars to other Turo users. Unlike...

Safety Tips for Driving Near Big Rigs
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Safety Tips for Driving Near Big Rigs

Safety Tips for Driving Near Big Rigs Commercial trucks can weigh up to 10,000 pounds while the average passenger vehicle weighs about 3,000 pounds. Therefore, if you are ever involved in a car accident with a commercial vehicle, there is a good chance that your car will experience significant damage. Fortunately, there are steps that...

Who is At Fault for Tire Blowouts?
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Who is At Fault for Tire Blowouts?

Who is At Fault for Tire Blowouts? As you drive down the highway, you will undoubtedly see many signs of previous tire blowouts. A blowout is unfortunately a common occurrence that can impact the driver’s ability to control the vehicle. At the same time, it poses a risk for other drivers who are nearby. Generally,...

Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury
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Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury

Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury According to the Centers for Disease Control, there were more than 220,000 hospitalizations because of traumatic brain injuries in 2019. In 2020, there were more than 64,000 deaths from them. On average, there were 611 hospitalizations and 176 deaths every day in the United States from traumatic brain injuries....

Can I Sue if I Signed a Liability Waiver?
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Can I Sue if I Signed a Liability Waiver?

Can I Sue if I Signed a Liability Waiver? Whether it’s skiing or scuba diving, many activities, including ones much less glamorous, involve some element of risk. Regardless of where you’re at or what you’re doing, if you become injured due to the negligence of another, the law grants you the right to seek compensation...

How Different Types of Accidents Affect Claims
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How Different Types of Accidents Affect Claims

How Different Types of Accidents Affect Claims After a car accident, people become concerned that their auto insurance rates will increase significantly, but this is not always the case. Insurance companies will raise rates after a collision if the accident is a “chargeable” accident. A chargeable accident is one in which you were given more...

Motorcycle Passenger Injury Claims
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Motorcycle Passenger Injury Claims

Motorcycle Passenger Injury Claims Los Angeles offers the perfect weather for motorcycles, and motorcycles are cost-effective in combating rising gas prices. In fact, if you are a motorcycle operator or passenger, you may argue that there is nothing better. Unfortunately, Los Angeles traffic can take the fun out of riding motorcycles due to high rates...

California Introduces New Traffic Laws for 2022
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California Introduces New Traffic Laws for 2022

California Introduces New Traffic Laws for 2022 California streets and highways are known for being very dangerous. The highways are often clogged, so you can expect to see a traffic jam at any time of the day. With so many vehicles on the roads, it isn’t surprising that so many traffic accidents occur. The latest...